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Natural DNA is not patentable but cDNA is-US Supreme Court The epic saga of Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics has finally come to an end on 13th June 2013. The United States Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that naturally occurring isolated human genes cannot be patented, but that a synthetic DNA sequence, known [...]

Can genes be Patentable? Could someone own my genes? Can the genes of living humans be patented? And what would be the consequence of gene patents? Many of us wonder about these questions. Patents are generally granted for invention that is either a product or process and that should be new (or ‘novel’); involve an inventive [...]

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